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iOS 10.3 Won't Robocall Emergency Services Any More - Gizmodo Australia;

iOS 10.3 Won't Robocall Emergency Services Any More - Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo AustraliaiOS 10.3 Won't Robocall Emergency Services Any MoreGizmodo AustraliaApple released iOS 10.3 this week, and in addition to a new file system and a built-in "Find My AirPods" app, the new update also fixes a very important bug that could allow arseholes to robocall emergency services. Image: AP. Back in October, 18-year ...and more »

iOS 10.3 News: The Features and Observed Problems With the Recently Released Apple Operating System - Christian Post;

iOS 10.3 News: The Features and Observed Problems With the Recently Released Apple Operating System - Christian Post

Christian PostiOS 10.3 News: The Features and Observed Problems With the Recently Released Apple Operating SystemChristian PostA new operating system was released just recently for iPhone and iPad owners in the form of iOS 10.3, and apparently, this downloadable comes with some pros and cons. AppleiOS 10.3 is now available to download for certain Apple devices. Beginning with ...and more »

Apple confirms that iOS 10.3 fixes a flaw discovered in October that made iPhones repeatedly call 911 - The Apple Post;

Apple confirms that iOS 10.3 fixes a flaw discovered in October that made iPhones repeatedly call 911 - The Apple Post

The Apple PostApple confirms that iOS 10.3 fixes a flaw discovered in October that made iPhones repeatedly call 911The Apple PostAs reported by The Wall Street Journal, Apple's latest software release fixes a flaw discovered in October that made iPhones repeatedly call 911 in the US, causing thousands of hoax calls to be made after an 18 year old found a way to use Javascript to ...and more »

News It's Now Safe to Open Links in iPhone Apps Again After iOS 10.3 Security Fix - Gadget Hacks

News It's Now Safe to Open Links in iPhone Apps Again After iOS 10.3 Security FixGadget HacksWhile clicking random links on the internet probably isn't the best idea to begin with, now you can rest easy knowing that your iPhone won't repeatedly dial 911 after tapping a malicious link in Twitter, Facebook, or other apps that use iOS's WebView ...and more »

Apple fixed a serious 911 flaw in latest iOS release - TechnoBuffalo;

Apple fixed a serious 911 flaw in latest iOS release - TechnoBuffalo

TechnoBuffaloApple fixed a serious 911 flaw in latest iOS releaseTechnoBuffaloApple this week released a new iOS software update that introduces a number of changes, big and small, including a handy Find My AirPods feature for owners of Apple's wireless headphones. Turns out, the update also fixes a nefarious bug that made it ...and more »

Apple Update Fixes Flaw That Caused 911 Cyberattack - Consumerist;

Apple Update Fixes Flaw That Caused 911 Cyberattack - Consumerist

ConsumeristApple Update Fixes Flaw That Caused 911 CyberattackConsumeristLast fall, 911 emergency-response service centers in a dozen states were the victims of a massive cyberattack that resulted in hundreds, if not thousands, of iPhones repeatedly calling 911 without the knowledge or direction of owners. Nearly five ...and more »

How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud or iTunes - AppleInsider (press release) (blog);

How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud or iTunes - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud or iTunesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)It was probably prudent to make a backup of all of your iPhone's data before the shift to APFS with iOS 10.3 was applied, but fortunately it all went okay —but what if it hadn't? In celebration of Backup Day, AppleInsider shows you how to back up your ...and more »

Why iOS 10.3 requires an extra tap to make a phone call - Macworld;

Why iOS 10.3 requires an extra tap to make a phone call - Macworld

MacworldWhy iOS 10.3 requires an extra tap to make a phone callMacworldWhen you install iOS 10.3, if you haven't already, you'll notice that there's now an extra step to make a phone call. Before the update, tapping on a phone number would immediately initiate a call. Now, you have to confirm that you want to dial that ...and more »

Apple Fixes 911 Bug in its iOS 10.3 Update - Socpedia;

Apple Fixes 911 Bug in its iOS 10.3 Update - Socpedia

SocpediaApple Fixes 911 Bug in its iOS 10.3 UpdateSocpediaHere is a reason to get relieved if you use an iPhone, as the new iOS 10.3 update will settle the issue regarding 911 call. The 911 was quite a serious problem when you consider the Apple gadgets were wrongly calling 911 for reasons unknown. Presently ...and more »

iOS 10.3 Fixes Bug Causing iPhones To Call 911 Repeatedly - Wccftech;

iOS 10.3 Fixes Bug Causing iPhones To Call 911 Repeatedly - Wccftech

WccftechiOS 10.3 Fixes Bug Causing iPhones To Call 911 RepeatedlyWccftechEarlier this week, Apple had seen fit to release its next in line update, iOS 10.3 that brought quite a handful of new features to the table. While there were some serious forward facing features in the update, it also carried various bug fixes for a ...and more »

Apple Has Fixed a Scary 911 iPhone Hack - Fortune;

Apple Has Fixed a Scary 911 iPhone Hack - Fortune

FortuneApple Has Fixed a Scary 911 iPhone HackFortuneAn Arizona teenager was arrested in October and accused of creating malicious code that would make infected iPhones dial 911 and clog the critical emergency line. The code, which prompted thousands of calls to 911, took advantage of a feature in Apple ...and more »

Apple confirmed that iOS 10.3 fixed a dangerous iPhone flaw - BGR;

Apple confirmed that iOS 10.3 fixed a dangerous iPhone flaw - BGR

BGRApple confirmed that iOS 10.3 fixed a dangerous iPhone flawBGRLate last year, a teenager attempting to collect a bug bounty from Apple exploited a flaw that allowed him to open apps and make phone calls on an iPhone remotely. In order to demonstrate how serious of a flaw this was, he shared a code that caused ...and more »

Apple patches vulnerability that led to cyberattacks on 911 call centers - Digital Trends;

Apple patches vulnerability that led to cyberattacks on 911 call centers - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsApple patches vulnerability that led to cyberattacks on 911 call centersDigital TrendsLast October's attack showed how easily our emergency response systems could be overloaded and it will take effort like this to ensure it never happens again. Last fall, a hacker posted a Twitter link that resulted in tens of thousands of unintentional ...and more »

iOS 10.3 911 Critical iPhone Call Bug Fixed In Latest Update - ValueWalk;

iOS 10.3 911 Critical iPhone Call Bug Fixed In Latest Update - ValueWalk

ValueWalkiOS 10.3 911 Critical iPhone Call Bug Fixed In Latest UpdateValueWalkA couple of days ago, we told you that Apple's latest iOS 10.3 update was ready and revealed its new features. Now, we can inform you that another bug fix was included in that firmware release. It closes the doors on what was a serious vulnerability ...and more »

iOS update 10.3 patches a major security flaw - SlashGear;

iOS update 10.3 patches a major security flaw - SlashGear

SlashGeariOS update 10.3 patches a major security flawSlashGeariOS 10.3 dropped earlier this week, and when it arrived, it brought a bunch of new features with it. Massive updates like these usually include a good number of bug fixes, and iOS 10.3 was no different, patching out a rather major security flaw that ...and more »

Apple's hidden feature in iOS 10.3 update will free up space on your iPhone - Evening Standard;

Apple's hidden feature in iOS 10.3 update will free up space on your iPhone - Evening Standard

Evening StandardApple's hidden feature in iOS 10.3 update will free up space on your iPhoneEvening StandardFollowing the release of hundreds of beta versions in the past few months, Apple has finally released iOS 10.3 to iPhone, iPod and iPad users. Among a host of new additions, including the Find My AirPods feature and daily curated playlists in Apple ...and more »

Apple iOS 10.3.2 Seeded To Public Beta Testers - ClickLancashire;

Apple iOS 10.3.2 Seeded To Public Beta Testers - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireApple iOS 10.3.2 Seeded To Public Beta TestersClickLancashireLess than a day later they released iOS 10.3.2 beta, for testing on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. To downgrade from iOS 10.3 to iOS 10.2.1, download the IPSW file for iOS 10.2.1 based on the user's device model. It might take a little while, but waiting ...and more »

Apple iOS 10.3: Thoughts On New Features, Security Updates and Jailbreak - iSportsTimes.com;

Apple iOS 10.3: Thoughts On New Features, Security Updates and Jailbreak - iSportsTimes.com

iSportsTimes.comApple iOS 10.3: Thoughts On New Features, Security Updates and JailbreakiSportsTimes.comAfter seven beta versions, Apple finally released the official iOS 10.3 version. Like iOS 10.0.1, iOS 10.3 brings a large number of updates, security patch and fixes and new features to all iOS 10 compatible devices: iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini 2, iPad ...and more »

Apple fixes iOS loophole that overloaded 911 centers last fall - Engadget;

Apple fixes iOS loophole that overloaded 911 centers last fall - Engadget

EngadgetApple fixes iOS loophole that overloaded 911 centers last fallEngadgetLast October, a teenage hacker figured out how to trick some iPhones into calling 911 repeatedly, racking up thousands of bogus calls. That attack took place months ago, but Apple has just now updated iOS to keep such an incident from occurring again.and more »

Apple's latest iOS update patches 911 DDoS attack exploit - The Verge;

Apple's latest iOS update patches 911 DDoS attack exploit - The Verge

The VergeApple's latest iOS update patches 911 DDoS attack exploitThe VergeBack in October, an 18-year-old coder published a simple Javascript exploit that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 after a link was tapped, resulting in emergency call centers getting flooded with thousands of bogus calls as people online shared ...and more »